Caroline L Ayer

22 October 1836–9 May 1917 (Age 80)
Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Caroline L

When Caroline L Ayer was born on 22 October 1836, her father, Hazen A. Ayer, was 41 and her mother, Caroline Spring, was 38. She married Joshua T Sprowl on 7 July 1863. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 9 May 1917, in Montville, Waldo, Maine, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Joshua T Sprowl
1835–1912
Caroline L Ayer
1836–1917
Marriage: 7 July 1863
Herbert L. Sprowl
1864–1932
Edward Frank Sprowl
1867–1903
Lizzie A Sprowl
1871–

Spouse and Children

    Joshua T Sprowl

    Male1835–1912Male

    Female1836–1917Female

MARRIAGE
7 July 1863
Montville,Waldo,Maine
children

(3)

    Herbert L. Sprowl

    Male1864–1932Male

    Edward Frank Sprowl

    Male1867–1903Male

    Lizzie A Sprowl

    Female1871–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 2

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English eir, eyer ‘heir’ (Old French (h)eir, from Latin heres ‘heir’). Forms such as Richard le Heyer were frequent in Middle English, denoting a man who was well known to be the heir to the main property in a particular locality, either one who had already inherited or one with great expectations.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Caroline Ayrn in household of Hazen Ayrn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Caroline L Ayer in household of Haren Ayer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Carie L Sproule in household of Joshua Sproule, "United States Census, 1870"

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